Leontius, 695-698. Solidus (Gold, 18 mm, 4.41 g, 12 h), Constantinopolis. D LЄON PЄ AV Bearded bust of Leontius facing, wearing crown and loros, holding akakia in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. Rev. VICTORIA AVSЧ ΓA / CONOB Cross potent on three steps. DOC 2 (unlisted officina letter). MIB 2. SB 1331. Rare. A beautiful piece with a very attractive portrait. Minor graffito on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
From the collection of Dr. A. Drakul, ex Auctiones GmbH E-Auction 50, 11 September 2016, 284.